Operations Management

When you are navigating the precipice of growth, making the right steps is just as important as avoiding the wrong ones. Whether your business is outgrowing its startup resources, or you need to refine and document your processes and systems, reduce waste, or maximize your operations capital, BottomLine Sherpas have the in-depth experience to help you gain sure footing and a clear path to success. This resource is designed to help you take a good look at your operational strategy and performance and find opportunities for improvement and sustainable, profitable growth.

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Growth and the Questions Boards Should Be Asking

Written by Carol Coughlin

Time and time again we’ve seen public companies grow themselves out of business and one would wonder: Where was their board? While I’ve written many articles about what should have in place for sustainable, profitable growth, we haven’t yet looked at the board’s role in the equation. So, what questions does the board need to…

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Is Your Growth Mindset Holding You Back?

Written by Carol Coughlin

While setting new growth goals yearly is something most CEOs are familiar with, we rarely stop to ask how our mindset is impacting the goals we set – and our company’s ability to reach them. It matters because how we view our company’s ability to grow, and our perspective about growth in general, can point…

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How Strong is Your 3-Part Foundation?

Written by Carol Coughlin

Once a business is past the start-up phase and ready to grow to the next level, something key changes about the nature of its foundation. Specifically, it has to be rock solid. You might be thinking that every organization needs a rock solid foundation at every stage and, of course, you’re right – but only…

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8 Signs Your Company is Ready for Next Level Growth

Written by Carol Coughlin

Ready for Next Level Growth

The vast majority of indicators that a company is ready to achieve the next level in its growth journey can be found within its foundation – its: Financial foundation Operational foundation Leadership foundation When you are 100% confident in all three of these foundational areas, deciding to pursue growth and determining your growth strategy become…

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